Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Compact

From the press release …

With smaller-framed shooters and those who like a lightweight compact rifle in mind, Winchester Repeating Arms has introduced the Model 70 Featherweight Compact. The new rifle features a 20-inch barrel, a 13-inch length of pull, an overall length of 39 ½ inches and weighs just 6 ½ pounds. The Model 70 Compact is the perfect rifle for ladies, young shooters and those looking for a light-weight mountain rifle.

The Compact Model 70 action has Pre-’64 Controlled Round Feeding, the easy-to-use three position safety and a jeweled bolt body with a knurled bolt handle. The rifle also uses the M.O.A.™ Trigger System that is easily adjusted. The stock is a satin-finished checkered walnut with a Packmayr® Decelerator Pad. The rifle action is bedded and the barrel free-floated for exceptional accuracy.

The Model 70 Featherweight Compact comes in for popular calibers for 2011, 22.250 Rem., 243 Win., 7mm-08 Rem., and 308 Win.. Suggested retail price is $899.99.

Steve Johnson

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  • howlingcoyote

    Looks nice.
    Hey Winchester, how about chambering it in the following calibers:
    350 Rem. Mag.
    250 Savage
    375 Winchester
    475 Linebaugh

  • Larry

    Gotta have this little jewel in 7 aught 8,will probably put a leupold 2.5×8 on this slick looking carbine